Firefighters golden

The Barrie Fire Combat Team was honoured by city council Monday for its gold medal at the Toronto Honda Indy event this past July.

The damage was heavy at Couchiching Beach Park in Orillia following the Sept. 5 storm. (PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO)

Tree-replacement fund created

When Ray Merkley, Orillia’s director of parks, recreation and culture, learned the Sept. 5 storm downed many trees in Couchiching Beach Park...

Off to jail

A 50-year-old Barrie man will spend the next 45 days in jail after being convicted for a crime two years ago.

Anything can happen

The danger of a mayor’s race involving the incumbent and three relative unknowns isn’t the perceived margin of victory.


Innisfil garage fire

INNISFIL – An apartment above a garage had extensive smoke damage after a fire there Tuesday morning.